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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

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One of the most significant archaeological finds in the world, this 16,300-square-meter excavation reveals more than 7,000 life-size terracotta figures of warriors and horses arranged in battle formations.
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Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
+86 29 8139 9127
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Reviewed today

Was here with a group of friends to witness the site after 20+ years - it has changed a lot as there are more pits to see and the overpass walkways are no longer available. You enter the site after a 15 minute walk from...More

Thank Benson C
Reviewed today via mobile

Wonderful, historical, experience. Where do you start.... impressive restoration of ancient terracotta warriors. Almost unbelievable pits filled with many restored figures. Restoration is still ongoing and painstaking. 4 or 5 hours of this iconic area may not be enough. If I could give this a...More

Thank NeilSchier
Reviewed today via mobile

Our Odynovo (previously Odyssey) guide Betty did a wonderful job of showing us around the Terra-cotta Warriors. It is something everyone should see. There are plaques with explanations, but that is never as good as a knowledgeable, friendly human guide explaining the things you are...More

Thank Christine J
Reviewed today

Walking into the first pit was an amazing experience! Reconstructed life sized figures of the army destined to protect their Emperor in the afterlife. The scope and size is breath taking considering the pit(s) are only partially excavated. While the distance from the viewing platform...More

1  Thank Doug P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This site of excavation amazed me so much. Human ingenuity has been showcased hundreds and thousand years ago and this is one of the first hand evidence of it. The size of this site is enormous and the details and preservation was great. Highly recommended...More

Thank Kaiser A
Reviewed yesterday

Seeing the Terracotta Warriors is fabulous. But I was disappointed that there weren't all that many Terracotta Warriors or horses in the pits, the Terracotta Warriors on display were very limited and many interesting items weren't at the Museum. I saw better Terracotta Warriors up...More

Thank IBenevolentDictatorI
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the world treasures that must bee seen. The sheer scale and detail of the museum and the actual warriors formations. Ranks as one of the greatest mausoleums ever created. Wow.

1  Thank Dave V
Reviewed 2 days ago

You know what to expect and it delivers!! Very very busy. you could spend half a day going around all the shops etc outside too!!

Thank MikeLinda23
Reviewed 2 days ago

No matter how much I have read about this wonder of the world I simply have frozen at the entrance! It is useless to parrot everything said about ...I can't say anything that has not been said before. I'd like to give a piece of...More

1  Thank Nen608707
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had wanted to see this for years and even more so after going to a small exhibit in San Francisco a few years back at the Asian museum. I was impressed by the detail in each figure and couldn't imagine what it would be...More

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30 August 2018|
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Response from suikingcarolinem | Reviewed this property |
I understand Hong Kong citizens can also enjoy discount at tourist sites like museum if he is 60 or 65 (at different discount rate) and at 70 is usually free. According to my experience the different discount rate varies... More
16 June 2018|
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Response from papertiger555 | Reviewed this property |
It is my experience that Chinese are not used to replying to email inquiries or complaints, or even complimentary words...The best way is to call and talk to someone over the phone if you have suggestions/complaints.
14 June 2018|
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Response from Joanne B | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes you can, and they will have someone push you around if you need it, I think it cost around $70 Australian dollars, not sure, one of the people on our tour hired one